Other Maps

  • How Fukushima’s Radioactive Cloud Influenced Social Networks

    Spread of Fukushima tweets vs. radioactive cloud between March 11 and April 5, 2011. Source: SocialIntensity.

    This infographic shows the Fukushima disaster timeline, spread of the radioactive cloud and social network activity between the initial explosion on 11th March 2011 and the following 30 days. It’s interesting to watch the relationship between the movement of the cloud and tweets under the effected areas and the countries in its path.
    Vit VRBA e Gerhard Wotawa, SocialIntensity – Webnode. April 2011.

  • Areas for Fukushima Daiichi and Daini nuclear stations

    Map of the evacuation areas around the Fukushima Daiichi and Daiini nuclear plants.
    Google Maps, March 16, 2011.

  • Japan Earthquake 2011

    Location of shelters, evacuation areas, Japanese nuclear facilities, satellite images. Source: Google Crisis Response

    Maps of the areas affected by the earthquake: the location of shelters, the evacuation areas, the location of nuclear facilities in Japan and satellite images taken March 16, 2011.
    Google Crisis Response, March 16, 2011.

  • Japan Quake Map

    Japan Quake Map since March 11, 2011. Source: UCDMG

    The sequence of earthquakes from 11 March 2011 located on the Japan map.
    Paul Nicholls, University of Canterbury’s Digital Media Group, Christchurch, New Zealand.

  • Fukushima Daiichi Monitoring points

    Map of the monitoring points at Fukushima Daiichi power plant. Source: TEPCO

    The radioactivity’s monitoring points located within the perimeter of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
    TEPCO.

  • Nuclear Reactors in Japan

    Map of nuclear power plants and number reactors in Japan, highlighting the plants with problems due to the earthquake of March 11, 2011. Source: Wikimedia Commons


  • Visualization of environmental radiation levels in Kanto area
    This is not a map, but a tool to display the environmental radiation. Although the tool is quite rough, the idea to communicate visually something invisible is very interesting.
    Data refer from reading of environmental radioactivity level by prefecture by MEXT. The values ​​are expressed in microSieverts per hour (μSv/h).
    Microsievert.net. Regular updates.

  • Related pages



    This material is Open Content

    Creative Commons License
    Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
    Header Image: hand colored Meiji Period woodcut map of Japan, late 19th century. Source Wikimedia Commons. Mashup by FDN.

    Leave a Reply

    Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

    WordPress.com Logo

    You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

    Twitter picture

    You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

    Facebook photo

    You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

    Google+ photo

    You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

    Connecting to %s